LIFETIME ACHIEVER AWARD –
Andrew Miller has been raising the profile of disability throughout his 30-year career in the UK’s cultural industries. Starting out in broadcasting in the 1980s, Andrew belongs to the first generation of disabled presenters of mainstream British television and went on to become a producer and director of BAFTA nominated documentaries. Later he became the first wheelchair user to run a major UK venue at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff. Andrew is a member of the National Councils of both the Arts Councils of England & Wales. He is a director of Welsh National Opera and digital agency The Space; chairs the BFI Disability Advisory Forum and is Disability Advisor to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Andrew is the UK Government’s first Disability Champion for Arts & Culture, establishing the role as a powerful platform to campaign for greater inclusion across the arts, museum and film sectors.